Laser Therapy in Dentistry and Maxiofacial Work
Although currently less common than the curing light or the ultrasonic scaler in dental practices, low level laser has multiple applications in this field and whether in the form of specialised low level lasers or defocused high power lasers, has the potential to become a natural part of the dental surgeon’s equipment in the future. From drug-free pain relief pre and post surgery to improved quality and tensile strength of wound healing, bone regeneration and scar minimisation, low level laser has much to offer the dental and maxiofacial surgeon.
Practitioners find the removable autoclavable tips on Omega's equipment of particular use considering the cross-infection issues for treatments in the mouth.
Amongst the applications in this field are: